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Commodity group presidents featured at General Session

Presidents of the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and the National Sorghum Producers had a frank discussion with moderator of the General Session Mark Mayfield about the sustainability of each of their commodities. Danny Murphy, president of the ASA said his organization has implemented protocols for sustainability. The […]

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New soybean trait promises growers more options in weed control

Soybean growers might just be looking forward to 2015 after an announcement at Commodity Classic this morning. MS Technologies and Bayer CropScience LLC announced plans to market a new soybean trait called Balance™ GT. The glyphosate and isoxaflutole toleranant trait offers growers more options in managing weeds in their field. MS Technologies and Bayer CropScience […]

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BASF partners with ASA, NCGA, NWF on scholarships

KISSIMMEE, FL, February 28, 2013 — The BASF Crop Protection business will team with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) to present 10 students with scholarships during the 2013 Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, Florida. The scholarships will be awarded to students across the country […]

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Sounds of success – Dean Coleman

The sounds of success from Nashville feature takes a moment to address challenges in the agriculture industry that producers are facing now, or will be facing in the future.

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Food costs could rise with U.S. poultry and livestock relocation, reduction

Paying more for food may not be out of the question for consumers if regulations on the U.S. poultry and livestock sectors increase. In fact, consumers could pay up to $16.8 billion more annually for meat, milk and eggs if regulations are imposed on U.S. poultry and livestock farmers that raise input costs by 25 […]

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Ag youth national anthem singing contest offers $25,000 in scholarships

FMC Corporation announces its “Stand Up and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest,” an opportunity for students in agriculture to showcase their patriotic singing skills for a chance to win scholarship prizes. Any member of a national agricultural student organization is invited to submit an audition video singing the National Anthem. Participants will have from March […]

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Sounds of success – Raylen Phelon

The sounds of success from Nashville feature takes a moment to address challenges in the agriculture industry that producers are facing now, or will be facing in the future.

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Commodity Classic organizations outline 2012 farm bill priorities

The following statement on the 2012 farm bill was released today by National Corn Growers Association President Garry Niemeyer, a corn grower from Auburn, Ill.; National Association of Wheat Growers President Wayne Hurst, a wheat producer from Burley, Idaho; American Soybean Association President Steve Wellman, soybean farmer from Syracuse, Neb.; and National Sorghum Producers Chairman […]

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Soy Checkoff Farmer-Directors Reshape USB for the Future

Farmer-Directors Approve Plan to Address Issues Most Critical to U.S. Soybean Farmers ST. LOUIS (February 29, 2012) – With their eyes fixed on the future, the farmer-directors of the United Soybean Board (USB) have decided to design the organization around the four issues most critical to U.S. soybean farmers: adding value to soy oil and […]

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